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Posts about the web site in general.


| January 29, 2013

I have been using a free software application, GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program), for a number of years to touch up my pictures. I shoot with an inexpensive compact digital camera, the Panasonic Lumix 12.1 megapixels. Even though it’s a nice model as far as compact digitals go, my pictures suffer from a lot… Read More »

Joomla 3.0

| October 20, 2012

Objective: To get a web site up and running using Joomla 3.0 on a Windows IIS server hosted by GoDaddy. Background: I’ve used GoDaddy as my web host for a number of years, choosing their Windows Deluxe package because I have a number of ASP applications that use Access databases. I have experience doing manual… Read More »

WordPress, Comments, and E-mail

| April 25, 2012

Another problem specific to GoDaddy-hosted sites: when sending e-mail from your site, you must use a GoDaddy-hosted domain name as the from e-mail address. For example, if a user on your site, foobar.com, submits a form and you want to send a confirmation message back to them, the from address must be someusername@foobar.com. It can’t… Read More »

New Website Software

| April 13, 2009

Well, this is the second incarnation of our website. The old software package, ACS Blog, wasn’t being updated, and when our web host, GoDaddy.com, offered WordPress as an application option, I jumped on it. For the more technically inclined, that meant that I had to have our website transferred to an IIS 7 server because… Read More »